TROUT & SALMON APRIL ISSUE

TROUT & SALMON APRIL ISSUE

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INSPIRATION

12 Alastair Peake and friends enjoy summer fishing on the Thurso

30 The Sussex Piscatorial Society

44 Borders rod Iain McLeod’s treasured tackle and flies

48 Jon Beer describes lots in the Wild Trout Trust annual auction

54 The wild brownies of Dartmoor challenge Don Stazicker

67 Jim Coates talks high-water spinning tactics with a Tay maestro

74 Running the rule over Blakewell Trout Fishery in Devon

82 Paul Procter advises a cautious approach on the Bourne Rivulet

COMMENT

3 Editor’s welcome

8 First Cast

22 On the River with Dani Morey

24 Letters to the editor

41 Bob White is The Gillie

43 Simon Cooper talks trout

130 Last Cast goes to Giles Catchpole

THE KNOWLEDGE

91 A quick fix for damaged line loops

92 Your problems solved by our experts in Game-fishers’ Surgery

96 Get more out of a hare’s mask

98 Steve Cullen’s straight-line buzzer method for spring on stillwaters

102 Moments that change our fishing

103 Stuart Foxall ties a modern classic

FLY-TYING

27 Stan Headley’s history of the Invicta — a remarkable wet-fly

62 The fine trout and bass patterns of Frenchman Philippe Dolivet

80 Alex Jardine selects three of his favourite river flies

REGULARS

10 Gallery

107 Fishing reports

122 Troutmasters update

124 Reader offer

125 Crossword competition

126 Property for sale

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